The Libraries’ subscription for access to Meiji-era issues of Taiyō (太陽), published by Hakubunkan (博文館) during 1895-1928, is now set up, with access available for Ohio State faculty, students and staff:

Taiyo 3:12 (June 1897) exhibited at Yamaguchi Prefectural Library

Published by Hakubunkan during January 1895 to February 1928 in 34 volumes (531 issues; 175,000 pages), Taiyō (The Sun) was Japan’s first general interest popular magazine. Continue reading